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  1. Re: Mechanical advice - Fortuner manual gear box D4D 2002

    Selector could have come loose on selector shaft. If no noises drive it. I once field stripped a Nissan box jammed it in 4th and drive 250km home without any hassles.
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    Re: Daai member wat my Trol wil koop.........

    Francois ek neem aan jou volgende 4x4 is `n groen Patrol;D;D
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    Re: "Crawl Mode" when stuck in sand

    Tire pressures is the golden rule of sand driving. I cannot remember the last time I go stuck in sand.
    I would like to see what will happen in the OP`s video if one take a similar vehicle with...
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    Re: Hilux SFA restoration : Advise, etc etc

    I have owned 4 SFA Hiluxes must be one of the toughest 4x4`s ever build. They have a very special place in my hart and left 4x4 memories that will be with me till the end of time.

    Petri enjoy, I...
  5. Re: Universal fuel pump fitting - where to find?

    Diesel Electric or Wurth.
  6. Thread: Defender LS2

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    Re: Defender LS2

    Read clivemd's LM Defender built thread.
    One of the best and most professional builds done in SA
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    Discovery 4 Re: Discovery 4 Lexus conversion

    I have done my fair share of conversions you usually have a problem fitting a straight engine in the space of a v8 or v6. Easier fitting a V engine in the space of a straight engine. If it can be...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    The right way to do it. [emoji106][emoji12]
    I usually buy breaking oil and assembly lube from the V8 Shoppe
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    Thanks Eben. I were just curious to find the reason for grinding the crank to bearing size.

    My experience with cutting the crank to bearing sizes is that if you need to change bearings down the...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    Is my understanding that the crank were grind to fit supplied bearings correct? In other words no journal will have the same size if cut to fit the bearings.

    Balancing an engine has nothing to do...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    Do you use stock pistons and rings or aftermarket performance pistons. If it is aftermarket you need to get clearances from the piston manufacturer.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    My type of thread.;D Subscribed.

    Please have the rotating assy balanced. When you change pistons you need to rebalance the crank, rods and pistons. Many people neglect this when rebuilding an...
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    Re: And another 4.6 rebuild thread

    Seems that the cam floated. Intake valve running on exhaust and exhaust running on intake cam profile. That explains the damage on the valve train. Valves collided with pistons. Eina. :'(:'(
  14. Thread: Load bed Flex

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    Re: Load bed Flex

    Open rail chassis>:D
  15. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    Very interesting post.
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    Re: My nuwe speelding en eerste Patrol.

    Ek het al baie daaraan gedink om `n filter op die lae druk kant van `n power steering pomp te sit. Dit is nogal pret om daardie ystervysels uit te kry.
  17. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    Yes I do agree with auto hubs vs manual, I also prefer manual locking hubs.

    Only some of the station wagons like the 4.8 had the H260. H260 to be find in Patrol Bakkies. Can carry very heavy loads...
  18. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    OK! Nou gou Land Cruiser club gesoek kon nie een kry. Jou vriende is ongelukkig.
  19. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    Petri ek weet van `n paar Patrol radiators wat op hoŽ kilos gegaan het. Miskien is ek oningelig maar ek weet van geen 80 Series radiator wat gegroet het nie.
  20. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    The 70 Series Cruiser are not to be compared with the Patrols. Toyota equivalents for the Patrols were the 80, 100 and 200 series Y60, Y61 and Y62. The Patrol Bakkie is SUV based while the Troopy...
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    Re: My nuwe speelding en eerste Patrol.

    Daardie Patrol universals breek maklik al `n paar op die Little Patrol geoffer.
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    Re: My nuwe speelding en eerste Patrol.

    Eina. Jy sal na propshafts met `n dikker wand moet kyk. Iets soos naatlose stoompyp met 3mm wand.
  23. Thread: Load bed Flex

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    Re: Load bed Flex

    American bakkies uses open rail chassis the same concept that is used in all heavy trucks. Cross members are riveted to enhance flex.
  24. Re: Vioolsdrift breaks record: hottest day in Africa...ever

    Jissie maar julle is `n klomp sussies;D 40 grade plus is normale somer temprature in die Noord Kaap;D
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    Re: New SA bakkie on display in Nasrec - Brandt BRV

    Riaan I think there are more to it than just blindly support s product because it has been made in SA. I have never seen any of the Brandt vehicles in flesh. The first ones were only 2wd making them...
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    Re: Patrol leaking Water................

    About two years ago a friend also had a Patrol rad leaking. Nissan did not have stock at that stage but he got sorted at Silverton Radiators.
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    Re: My 98 Patrol 4500 GL - Cleanup Pics, Etc Etc

    Petri did you sort out the clicking sound? Friend had the same thing on his Patrol and in the end it were a stretched transfer case chain.
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    Re: Series 3 Landy Hijacked!!!

    Wynn`s Valve Guard and Delo 400 oil
  29. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Also my way of doing it.
    Most of the second hand vehicles I bought had less than 60k km on the clock. Most cases I sell around 500k km.

    My comment on sell at 99 999.9km is that these days most...
  30. Thread: Ongetorquede top

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    Re: Ongetorquede top

    Ek moet bieg ek het eenkeer net `n top tot op sy eerste stadium getroque. Toe lui my foon. Klaar met die oproep vat ek die torque wrench en sien dit is op die finale setting gestel. Vra my helper het...
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    Re: New Grand vitara or older FJ Cruiser?

    I need to buy Swambo new wheels so that I can claim the 76 for myself. Have visited quite a few dealers looking at various options.
    FJ Cruiser is very high on the list.
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    Re: Also now part of the Wolfpack. V6 Amarok.

    Ek dink ek kry vir Quack reg;DHy het onlangs `n 4.5 EFI Cruiser gekoop>:D Spot net so `n bietjie mens sal nooit vir Quack van sy VW`s weg kry nie.;D

    Johan jy gaan Vleesbaai vervelig vind met die...
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    Re: Also now part of the Wolfpack. V6 Amarok.

    In manual with low range it will be the ultimate DC 4x4. On serious 4x4 obstacles the auto box overheats quickly. We have seen it at Waterford with Quack and Ryno`s V6. Two runs attempting Langduin...
  34. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    As jy DIY , hands on en bereid is om baie tyd aan `n voertuig te spandeer ry jy `n Touareg. Maar wees eerlik dit kan `n bodemlose put raak.

    Ek sien dit elke dag met tweedehanse luukse voertuie...
  35. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    You do not drive VW`s and Disco`s out of maintenance plan and warranty. Buy new and sell at 99 999.99km
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